What Are Olympic Sports Athletes Up To On Social Media?
Richard Gasquet went to Disneyland.
(The weekend's not the only thing looking 'pretty fine', Johannes Vetter...)
Koen Verweij still enjoys Indonesia.
Salvatore Maresca sweats out the bad stuff.
Jakob Ingebrigtsen is back home with 'the boys'.
Olympic Sports Stars Have Social Media Lives, Too
Koen Verweij sets sail.
Johannes Vetter is one with the medicine ball.
PV Sindhu leans into Indian dress.
Iga Swiatek uses her platform.
Saul Craviotto gets some scenic training in.
A Look At Olympic Sports Athletes In The News
Al Jazeera profiles wrestler-turned-politician Zhan Beleniuk, working to showcase the best of Ukraine.
NBC Sports checks in with figure skating champion Nathan Chen on his return to college, the state of figure skating, and more.
Archer Parmida Ghasemi: Another athlete appears to take a stand for human rights in Iran.
Still in recovery from anaphylactic shock, swimmer Lorenzo Zazzeri finds a connection to his sport through his art.
Another Team USA volleyball player has her Olympic medals stolen.
Is boxer Katie Taylor's 'homecoming' bout in Ireland in danger of not landing at historic Croke Park?
Nothing to see here...tennis champ Novak Djokovic's wife Jelena stands up for her husband after a curious video emerges.
Tennis.com asks, 'has tennis has lost Naomi Osaka'?
Carlos Yulo sees his mixed success at the World Gymnastics Championships as "great preparation for next year".
Lorena Brandl's 'historic' recent taekwondo victory was credited to 'mental and physical toughness'.
Short track speed skater Ryan Shane joins the Keep the Flame Alive podcast to discuss the 2022-23 season, and more.
More short track...as the star Liu brothers, Shaoang and Shaolin, look ready to decimate Team Hungary.
Champion sailor Blair Tuke breaks down some of the secrets to his success to Olympics.com.
The pressure is on for Yan Langyu to not just retain his trampoline world title this week, but to keep Team China's stranglehold on the event.
The Sydney Morning Herald takes a deep look at the state of modern pentathlon...including Olympians Alex Watson and Annika Schleu.
Take a look at the 16 bobsled and skeleton candidates for the IBSF Athletes Committee...
Canoe Racing NZ in turmoil as a report into training and support conditions is released, and as stars Aimee Fisher and Caitlin Regal offer differing experiences.
So how did celebrated basketball prodigy Victor Wembanyama's senior Team France debut go?
Out of the Blocks: So what does long hurdler Lashinda Demus think of her pending upgrade to a London 2012 gold medal?
Triathlete Kyle Smith looks at 'doing a Kristian' as he plans a switch to shorter distances in pursuit of Paris 2024 qualification.
Who are some of Team Great Britain's winter sports athletes to watch as the new season gets underway?
Catch up with curlers Jess Smith of Team New Zealand and E.J. Harnden of Team Canada on the latest From the Hack podcast.
Vincent Hancock reflects with Team USA on his U.S. army training, and more, that helped propel him to Olympic sport shooting success.
More from Team USA...as Emery Lehman and Ethan Cepuran enjoy their long friendship that's lasted through youth onto the national speed skating team.
And speaking of speed skating friendship...Olympics looks back at Brittany Bowe's and Erin Jackson's dramatic road to the 500 meter race at Beijing 2022.
Russian-born junior rhythmic gymnast Anastasia Simakova makes a switch to Germany. (in German)
Carson Pickett, 'the first person with a limb difference to play with Team USA's women's soccer, aims for more success with the USWNT.
Olympic Sports Athletes Are In The News
Tokyo 2020 tennis medalist Elina Svitolina announces plans for her annual charity gala this year. "...this is an opportunity to once again remind everyone that the war continues."
Think tennis star Ashleigh Barty might come out of retirement?
More tennis: Hear the 'Real Me' from Maria Sakkari in the WTA's latest interview in its Modern Health partnership on mental health stories.
What will road cyclist Tom Dumoulin do in retirement? Life away from the circuit is a 'blank canvas'.
Back from maternity break, veteran sport climber Kim Jain takes aim at an Olympics appearance in Paris.
Ahead of their celebratory race at the recent World Championships, 'legendary' rowers Olaf Tufte, Mahe Drysdale, Ondrej Synek, Iztok Cop, Lassi Karonen, and Alan Campell reminisced with World Rowing.
Despite a 'frustrating' Worlds, rower Chiu Hin-chun is eager for the Asian Championships after recent success at home in Hong Kong.
Get an update on diving legend Greg Louganis via The Caftan Chronicles...dog training and more.
Beijing 2008 judoka Erdenet-Od Khishigbat reflects on her pioneering career as a woman in both martial arts and the military in Mongolia.
Star swimmer Caeleb Dressel spotted with evidence of recent foot surgery...
And speaking of swimmers with surgery...Team Ireland's Shane Ryan is working hard on shoulder rehab with an eye on a third Olympics in two years.
Marathoner Jessica Stenson and star swimmer Kyle Chalmers headline the South Australian Sports Institute's annual awards honorees.
More marathon as middle-distance star Faith Kipyegon eyes the longer distance on the road, with Eliud Kipchoge's push.
Shot putter Kyle Blignaut is not only targeting a second Games at Paris 2024, but a third in 2028 as well.
World 1500meter track champion Jake Wightman looks ahead to Paris 2024 with redemption in his eyes.
CBC: Veteran gymnast Ellie Black is 'a national treasure' after leading Team Canada to unprecedented success at the recent worlds.
Was Tokyo 2020 champion gymnast Sunisa Lee the inspiration for incoming Minnesota state representative Liz Lee's political run?
Freestyle skiing star Mikael Kingsbury is ready for another season as 'being challenged by (the) sport's elite "makes (him) feel alive".
Catching up: Team USA Alpine skier Breezy Johnson makes a personal announcement for visibility.
Tokyo 2020 silver medalist surfer Kanoa Igarashi thinks he can upgrade at Paris 2024 despite bigger waves than what he defeated in 2021.
Soccer stars Ali Krieger and Ashlyn Harris ('Krashlyn'!) talk about their journey as publicly out athletes and LGBTQ representatives on Five Rings to Rule Them All podcast.
Team Canada's soccer star Stephanie Labbe gets a special role with a unique group of athletes next year.
'What does it mean to be a Commonwealth gold medalist?' World Table Tennis checks in with champions Sharath Kamal Achanta and Feng Tianwei.
'Best again': Catch up with Sverre Lunde Pedersen as the speed skater wraps up his pre-season and looks ahead to the 2022-23 circuit.
Listen to an ABC News (Australia) interview with modern pentathletes Alex Watson (running to head the UIPM), Joe Choong, and Elodie Clouvel, with educator Joerg Krieger.
So...what is figure skater Paul Poirier's 'side hustle'?
With well-known figures in cricket and rugby in his extended family, Ryan Fox 'blazes his own trail' as he rises up the golf rankings.
Basketball legend and Barcelona 1992 'Dream team' member Magic Johnson is a 'Celebrity Ambassador' for Global LA and Los Angeles 2028's 'economic legacy'.
"Another injustice": Jailed basketball star Brittney Griner's fears realized as she moves to a penal colony.
BMX rider Matthias Dandois sees an opportunity to use his Flatland discipline to help raise the overall awareness for Park riding - and the sport - with Paris 2024 looming.
"How fun was that..." Jimmer Fredette enjoys his experience winning with Team USA 3x3 basketball.
Can Tokyo 2020 Olympian Thibaut Vervoort hang on to his lead in 3x3 basketball's player value ranking this 2022 season?
What Are Olympic Sports Stars Doing On Social Media?
Mutaz Essa Barshim plays dress up.
Italo Ferreira is focused in the dunes.
Marta Fedina strolls the beach.
Venus Williams is Glamour-ous.
Jutta Leerdam leans back.
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